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the city. >> i can walk to wherever i need. a car.t have is a lot of night life everything is very accessible. the city is a lot richer. median income up to $61,000. >> we are disappointed in the have received. >> these pastors said this vandalism is a reaction to a plan to build low-income housing for seniors. hettos," it say. who has money is able to get want.hey who is trying to do services forced out. y know they areot dealing with white racists but the church gets a message. the survey shows that d.c. is 34 years.unger, that is six months younger than 2000. are more hispanic men the cities. 8000 more, 2000 more agents. -- more asians. christieto come, chris for help on capitol hill. how this could make a difference for millions of people. happening see it at side of the wilson building. ready for. is getting inauguration. >> call tonight, clouds are moving in. we will have that for you coming up. i look down at the national christmas tree. with gordon peterson, maureen meteorologist at kill in sports.nt this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. diplomats are working with a med
overnight. the winter weather earlier in the day, quickly moving up the east coast. at new york city and boston, the bull's-eye right now. not havethe wind will really begin to increase, and we could have went gusts up to 35-40 m.p.h. all the warnings have been canceled for the immediate metro. if your travel plans ticket to the wewestern allegany, still the potential of additional snowfall. gradual clearing for the evening, 34-40, the wind increasing. the wind chill factor will decrease. by tomorrow morning, the wind chill factor in the teens across much of the region. coming up, what to expect new year's eve into 2013. >> for the second time in less than a week, we're talking about a fire in greenbelt, md., out with a report. unfortunately, this one claim somebody's life. >> the greenbelt fire chief is going door to door, making sure that residents are protecting themselves against worst-case scenarios. >> it is a board to have a working smoke detector and keep the batteries there. unfortunately, we had a fatality. if an elderly woman was killed, two other injured friday night. >>
, parts of pennsylvania. what we will see is it will mix in with another storm. new york city, south connecticut, and south of boston going to get the biggest snow totals. let me show you what you can expect in the way of snow totals. the pink area is two to five inches, broad brush in pennsylvania. see that maroon spot south of boston, that's where we get the five to ten-inch area. near a foot south of boston locally. it's going to be an interesting one here at the airports. boston and new york included, in heavy delays today. and you have moderate delays back here. detroit, chicago, some cold and some wind going to affect them. los angeles will have rain. so, it doesn't just stop on the east coast. we have travel trouble in other places. but on the roads, anywhere in the pacific northwest could be a little slippery. and certainly, with this storm, again, from ohio all the way to maine. back to bianna. >> a travel nightmare for so many people. ginger, thank you. >>> we're going to turn to the desperate, last-ditch effort to try to keep the country from falling off the fiscal cliff,
forces are approaching the city. the president said it is a deteriorating security situation. the evacuation comes in the wake of criticism of the obama administration's in telling -- handling of the situation in libya. >> former president george h. w. bush is out of the intensive care unit into a regular hospital room tonight. he had been in the hospital since november 23 from a bronchitis-related costs. he was moved to intensive care before christmas after developing a fever. he is the country's oldest living president. >> new information into a plane crash that killed four people in russia. what happened to another airplane from the same airline just days ago. >> why an attorney for a new town massacre survivor says the state of connecticut is to blame. if >> how of >> we're learning more tonight about the crash of a russian airplane in moscow. four people were killed after the red wing airplane broke into pieces and caught fire while landing. four people were hurt. your plane rolled off the runway into a snowy field. another red wing airplane went off the runway in siberi
an impact on everyone. >> she is a server in pentagon city. 70 or 80% of customers come from the pentagon. >> it is affecting every level it is scary. what am i going to do? >> that is a question a lot of people are asking. defense companies in this region at a deadly opposed sequestration. -- adamantly opposed to sequestration. >> we're monitoring all of the action and reaction on capitol hill to the news there will not be a vote tonight. coming up at 5:30, how going over the fiscal cliff focus that to -- affect small businesses. >> this is coming out of bristow. a police officer has been killed in a serious crash. we were over the accident that involved a police motorcycle. what is the latest? >> a horrible and tragic scene. a very busy area. right in front of the target store. a prince william county officer has lost his life in a line of duty. the 35-year-old motorcycle officer was responding to another crashed at about 2:00 when this incident occurred. the driver of the minivan turned left in front of officer yung. he was traveling southbound on his motorcycle. the two vehicles colli
not find the gun used to kill a young mother on this city bus. >> they were standing there talking. everybody started walking off. we heard one gunshot. everybody started running. >> more shots followed. she was waiting to board the bus. moments later from the street, at the suspect of loaded a barrage of bullets. >> maybe he wanted to take the child with him and she did not want him to go with him at? -- her to go with him? >> she was targeted and died here on the scene. her 23 month old baby girl was also wounded. a >> there is no excuse for it. >> this man says they suspect is well known in this neighborhood. >> he is from our area. you have got to be kidding>> the police chief is praising the 65 year old driver for protecting the other passengers but quickly driving off. >> the bus was under fire appeared he tried to get the bus and passengers to safety. >> the little girl was grazed in the face but it is expected to survive. she's being treated at children's hospital. in southeast washington, john gonzales, abc 7 news. >> a disappointing day for redskins fans. the hit uponrgon
the murder/suicide last week involving kansas city chiefs player jovan belcher. >>> and talk about a fish story -- switching gears -- a fisherman in california tells his tale after landing an enormous 459-pound tuna with a rod and reel. it could be a record catch. >> that story coming up. >>> but we're going to start this morning, the life or death mission in afghanistan to snap a american doctor out of the clutches of the taliban. this rescue operation was given the green light because the military really worried that taliban might kill this doctor. abc's mohammad lila is here this morning with new details and it was a risky mission. >> absolutely, dan. as you say, this was a life and death rescue overnight. take a look at this doctor, dr. dilip joseph, seen here in afghanistan, he was working at a remote medical clinic, ran by morning star development, when he and two his afghan colleagues were kidnapped on tuesday. the afghans were quickly released, but the doctor was kept in captivity. but last night, coalition forces made their move, making the decision to go in and rescue dr. joseph
for higher tax rates. a woman charged with killing a man a pushing and in front of a new york city subway train is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation. prosecutors say that she pushed the man in front of a train because she thought it would be cool. she reportedly said in the past that she hates hindus and muslims. ♪ families and friends gathered in upstate new york to remember lieutenant michael stefanari. -- chatinari. one man is accused of killing his sister and the two firemen by deliberately setting house on fire. >> he was so generous, loving, and thoughtful. he was my best friend. even though i am surrounded by wonderful people i have an incredibly lonely feeling. my heart is broken, and i'm so thankful for the years we did share. >> two other firefighters were wounded. spangler killed himself. president obama talked about guns during a sunday morning interview. the president told nbc's "meet the press" that the day when 20 children and seven adults were killed in town was the hardest day of his presidency. >> i am skeptical that the only answer is putting more guns in schools. i
city, this is "nightline," december 5th, 2012. >> and good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. we begin with breaking news in the increasingly strange case of american software multimillionaire john mcafee. wanted for questioning in the central american country of belize for his neighbor's mysterious murder. tonight, in guatemala, he was arrested for entering the country illegally. the same place where earl-year-old today, our team tracked him down for this exclusive interview. here's abc's matt gutman from g guatemala city. >> reporter: it is the latest in the bizarre tale of john mcafee. the software tycoon who's been on the lam for three weeks in a cat and mouse game with authorities in belize. tonight, mcafee was arrested by immigration authorities in guatemala's capital. how have you been? >> really good since i got here. >> reporter: just hours earlier, he sat down with abc news, showing that a man known for packing a pistol was unarm and insisting he did not murder greg faull. who do you think killed greg? >> how would i know? how would i know? >> reporter: our search began mcafe
may have led to those stabbings. >>> and new york city police have arrested the woman they say pushed a man onto subway tracks as the train was arriving killing him. prosecutors charge menendez with murder as a hate crime. she allegedly told police she shoved the man in front of an oncoming train on thursday because she hates hindus and muslims because of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. the victim, sunando sen, was from india. >>> and finally, changing subjects here, talk about quick thinking. a small boat was caught on camera as it went up in flames on the bank of a lake in new zealand. no one on land could reach the boat, but watch as another boat on the water speeds by creating a wake, clever thinking there, huh, enough to drown out the flames in one shot, but the boater made a couple more passes to make sure that the burning boat was extinguished, and apparently it worked. >> quick thinking. >> pretty quick thinking. now you can a slightly used boat in new zealand. half off or more. >> all right, ron, thanks. >>> well, we are happy to say there's very good news this morning about the
pushed in front of a subway in new york city. and president obama will meet with congressional leaders this afternoon in hopes of reaching a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. redskins fever heats up in the d.c. region. local businesses and fans and the team during up for one of the biggest gains in years. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is friday, december 28. 5:00 a.m. now. i am scott thuman. cynne is off today. we begin with jacqui jeras with the weather. everybody wants to know the football forecast. >> no problem. today will be great. sunday will be pretty good. it is tomorrow to worry about if you are trying to travel. snow will be moving in, but it will not be a major storm. 37 degrees this morning in d.c., 34 at dulles, 36 in manassas 30 and in fredericksburg. there is a winter weather advisory issued ahead of the storm in the highlands, northern ireland, west virginia. 4 + inches could be expected especially along the ridgetops. -- winter weather advisory issued
degrees in the outlying areas and 40 degrees in the city. a lot of sunshine and a few fair weather clouds tomorrow. it all changes again in a heartbeat as a cold front approaches. we will see rain developing by late afternoon or evening on thursday, continuing thursday night. it could be heavy in a few spots. behind that, a strong cold front will make it windy and noticeably colder. 30-40 degrees tomorrow, a delightful day but rain will develop on thursday, when the encoder on friday. saturday and sunday are seasonably cold. right now, christmas day looks partly cloudy. check out the latest on wjla.com. the harriet -- there is a posting about snowflakes and how they are formed. >> how great would be tuesday, a lot want for christmas is a playoff spot? the redskins need help from three other teams. the giants would have to lose to the ravens chicago lose to arizona, and minnesota leave -- lose to houston. what a party it would be. postseason greetings from the locker room at fedex field. that is on the wish list this holiday season. even santa knows it has been a while. >> the players are
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on 355 being diverted. for the second time in one month, someone waiting for a new york city subway train has been pushed onto the tracks and killed. the latest incident happened last night in queens. as jummy olabanji reports, it has metro riders here on alert. >> new york city police say this surveillance video caught the suspect running from the subway station after the crime. >> i can't believe it is happening in this area. >> it happened last night around 8:00. police say an unknown woman pushed the man onto the tracks as the train approached the 40th street bashan in queens. investigators say the woman was sitting alone on a bench mumbling to herself before she got up and pushed the unsuspecting victim. witnesses told police they had no time to react. >> we heard about the incident in new york on twitter from one of my friends. >> earlier, a 58-year-old was shot inside -- in front of a train in times square. >> i am going to start standing back. >> people here in d.c. who take the train daily tell us while the two incidents in new york on very sad they do not plan to change their ha
in e economy in this area for next year? i think there are.. a couple oferiodicals have ranked the city as number three i believe inn terms ofrowing technology a and the enentrreneur when you lk at thehe major compans that have go to northern virginia, ey have done extremely well, and they started at columbia. -- and they y started in the district of columb one of the things we need t to do is to keep them in dc. tting cial has made the decision to stay in the district of columbia.a. --iving social has ma the decision t to stay in the district of columumbi there was a report rectlthat showed that only 83 comnies in the d.c. area havave 500 emoyee that is out of 22,000 cpanies. you look at wherehe oprtunities e. over 10,000 bubusiness have 1-4 emplees. that is the market. how w can we make it attractctive for moref t tho to be in our city? >> what do likebout the mayor's plan? >> we arare eased to see e plan. this is the first time that t we have seen an economic plan in the 11 years i have been in this job that talks about enomic development and not just shovels in the grounund. this ha
today. for 308 days, they'll stay? the 20s starting the new year. new york city, tuesday 39, by wednesday struggling to make it to freezing. >> it's not looking too terrible. there's a system down in parts of the plains, missouri you can see snow and ice in northern arkansas and rain in storms. new york city, the ball drops right in the 30s, it will feel okay and then colder on new year's day. >>> some tense moments for a night airlines flight heading for denver upon the plane losing a panel right off taking off from missouri. the pilot circling the airport and then landing safely. not clear what caused that panel to fall off. >>> and new and chilling images of the crash landing in moscow. a fifth person has died. kirit radia has though images from moscow tonight. >> reporter: the terrifying moment of impact was captured on a car's dashboard camera. watch as the plane slams into the side of the highway sending debris flying, the plane's tire smashing into the car ahead. miraculously, no one on the highway was killed. the russian-made tupolev 204 was trying to land at moscow'
crib. fortunately, that child was uninjured. and that storm buried cities like yakima under five inches of snow. higher elevations got up to two feet. and thousands of folks lost power. they get a slight break in the weather. but a new storm is moving in tomorrow. and that storm could dump another foot of snow. >> winter just days away, officially. >>> it is time, now, for the rest of the weather from across this nation. rain and light snow from seattle to portland. windy with rain in southern california. but the heavy snow, bringing up to ten inches to salt lake city. winter storm watches from denver to green bay. rain tapering off from d.c to new york. and snowshowers in northern new england. >> mostly 40s in the northeast and midwest. 70s from dallas to new orleans. just 20s in salt lake city and in fargo. >>> and still to come, some changes for a popular facebook app that are causing concern. >>> also, want to tell you how you or your child could end up in an advertisement without even giving your permission. >>> also ahead, a little girl who cooked up some big progress. while her q
and northern arkansas. ginger zee, abc news, new york. >> temperatures nosedive. some cities bracing for another round of snow. >> for more on the snow and air, we'll turn to meteorologist jim dicky. >> good morning. a cold morning on tap in new england. many spots in single digits. these are the lows here. as we switch over to the highs in the north central portion of the country, only at 9 in minneapolis and bismarck. 14 your high in pierre. arctic air is surging its way out of canada. paula and john, back to you. >> quite colder than 35 here in new york when i was bringing that coffee for you this morning, walking back from the starbucks. >> i appreciate the coffee. thank you. i was just waiting for some snow to accumulate in the city because i've been bribing my children to be on their best behavior so we can make snow angels. >> central park? >> i was like, you have to take a nap. if you wake up early, we eastern not going to go outside because i was anticipating accumulation, but didn't get one. >> playing in central park is awesome. >>> let's talk about a latest terror threat
have family trying to come up from oklahoma. they turned around and went back. >> reporter: cities like cleveland, detroit, st. louis, chicago, just in time for one of the busiest travel days of the season, the day after christmas, when tense of millions of americans will be on the move. people in central new york woke up to blajts of snow this morning, jamminging up roadways for hours. and that storm will hit the bid zi northeast corridor by thursday. if you're planning on traveling through there by week's end, be ready for delays. >>> now to the mad dash to the mall. race against time. this kres mas eve for the millions of people not finished shopping. i might be among them. abc's john schriffen is in the middle of it all in the big toys "r" us store in times square. can i give you a list? >> it's not too bad inside. for all the procrastinators who have not checked off the shopping lists just yet, you and we have really done it again. but this year, you might have the upper hand. finding the best deals by waiting until the last minute. as we look inside, people are going in right now,
is killed after being shot in front of a subway train in new york city. searching for the person who did it caught running from the scene. president obama meets with congressional leaders to avoid the fiscal cliff. a nation members the man who led allied forces in the 1991 gulf war -- a look back at the light of retired general norman schwarzkopf. >> it is friday, december 28. i am scott thuman. jacqui jeras -- we have a good day ahead of usaheadright? >> -- and head of us>right? >> we will come back in just a second. what are the roadway's like their? >> at cedar lane, it is a water main break -- traffic is heading toward southbound. squeezing by to the right. water main work continues. southbound at cedar lane. you can see everybody moving over to the right. northbound most of it is open. hopefully it will be cleaned up but right now it looks like it is still active there. take you to the beltway -- silver spring, that looks pretty good. no problems around the beltway right now. everything is starting off very smith. over toward river road -- we are also ok on the beltway. no problems
, thunderstorms in much of texas. oklahoma city, little rock, memphis. showers from seattle to portland. flurries around the great lakes, western pennsylvania, and northern new england. >> 20s in the northern rockies. 30s in the pacific northwest. still can't believe we're talking about 2013. >>> have no fear. your milk prices will not be soaring after new year's. >>> and major document for kim kardashian and yan west. 2013 promising to be a very big year for them. >>> welcome back, everyone. there won't be any crying over spiped milk. congress could vote as soon as today on a farm bill that extends price supports for milk. without them, the cost of a gallon would have doubled. the deal was reached yesterday. it includes aid for farmers hurt by the long drought this year. >>> the new york times is reporting that banking regulate rrs close to a $10 million settlement with 14 banks. most would help those struggling to stay in their homes. the problems included faulty paperwork and excessive fees. >>> who needs tenants when you have billboards? this billboard in times square turns a profit because o
mixing in on the back side of those cities on the east coast. it's not going to be that big of a storm. the big one has already started and brought a lot of rain bringing accidents in san jose, california. they had almost a half inch, san francisco, almost an inch, not good on the roadways there and talk about bad roads, look at the next part here in the sierras. by the time this thing is done with them, five to even six feet of snow, so great for skiers, horrible as it's turned into a parking lot on some of their highways. it'll cross over and here's where it gets interesting. earlier i said to dan and bianna, i said, geez, oh, pete. i got it a good old midwestern -- eastern oklahoma, some are over a foot of snow on christmas eve and christmas day. then you look into, and that's mostly christmas day, but watch this. as it moves, wednesday, ice up in the new england rain here and it exits thursday into friday but that's when all the people are traveling. so we will keep an eye on it and more on the nation's weather coming up. >> ginger, i know you're excited about the weather when you
the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing for more to come. john schriffen, abc news, new york. >> all right, thanks, john. >>> one area of severe weather to keep an eye on. accuweather meteorologist andrew baglini has the latest. >> we're tracking a disturbance that will give us bad weather. eastern texas around the houston area, thunderstorms will pop up. that spreads eastward throughout christmas tuesday. interstates 10 and 20, large hail, damaging wind gusts, the threat for tornado. a destructive storm system on this tuesday. the highest threat for tornadoes around new orleans, mobile, interstate 10 northward into the panhandle of florida. good snow across portions of the plains. >> i hate to see rough weather this time of the year. >>> let's look at weather from across the country. last-minute shoppers in boston and chicago could s light know. also early showers and clearing in l.a. rain in louisville and cincinnati. >> fargo, barely makes it above zero. honolulu and miami, the hot spots,
, this time for insinuating that almost half of the city council members are racist. >> it is getting colder. yes, it is december. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then dre is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00 with leon harris, alison starling blogger un weather, and timber exports. this is abc 7 news at 11:00, on your side. >> a maryland man is fighting for his life after police say he was shot in the head in aspen hill. at last check, the 21-year-old victim is in grave condition. detectives say the suspect is a anyone with information is asked to call police. >> a vote
. it showed the economy is still on a track of city growth and the people have not lost confidence that a deal will be struck. >> the unemployment rate ticked down again. like he said during the campaign these come out on the first friday of the month and we talk about them all along. this week it pop for about half an hour and everyone forgot about it. it really shows that at the end of the day the jobs reports are much more indicative of what is already going on as opposed to a signal. >> day think it gives the president leverage in these fiscal cliff negotiations? >> the president is making the case that the economy is getting better but still fragile and sea and the republicans have both said the country goes over the fiscal cliff it will be very bad for the economy. >> it shows people are still confident -- at what point will that confidence start to wayne? >> probably when we get around christmas or get down to the very last days before the end of the year. these things never get done until both sides backs are up against the wall and the calendar is about to run out. the other side want
grieving time for them, for the city of newtown and our nation, and we look forward to getting their thoughts, as well as many others as we develop what we all want to do, which is better safety programs. we want to protect our children, and that's what we have in common together. >> congressman, thanks for your time this morning. let's turn now to our senate democrat with democrat amy klobuchar of minnesota and johnny isakson of georgia. senator klobuchar, let me begin with you. you just heard congressman hutchinson. what's your response to the gun debate there? >> i'm a former prosecutor and oversaw efforts with our school safety with 25 major high schools and i have to say that this was part of the equation, that we have to look at this just as we look at all issues and see in there's other things we can do to help local schools with school safety. but we have to go beyond that because we know we can't have an armed guard at every doorway and every classroom. so you have to take a look at these mass shootings taking place in houses of worship and movie theaters. looking at t
for residents. >> these crimes are not happening along dark city streets. two of these cases happened right across the street from where i am standing -- pentagon row. >> i have never seen anything like this in this neighborhood. >> the wheels on the spot magnum look out place. the original tires and rims were stolen just a few days ago about 27 street in arlington. >> as i walked out, i could tell the car was up on cinderblocks. >> a sharp reminder to residents unaccustomed to such a crime. >> i am merely surprised this happened here. >> police say this case is one of six they are investigating in the last several weeks. pictures of victims' cars are being posted on twitter. a year ago david says he saw a group of bandits swiping the tires of his dodge challenger. >> they had masks, gloves. >> they fled with only two. he believes they returned sunday night. this time they got all four, valued at more than $2,000. he even had wheel locks but thieves found the keys in the car. what has car gets repaired, he plans of buying something else. a security system with a camera in case the theives r
about his struggle to control his anger. >>> this is a christmas in new york city mom might want to forget. sheba anderson was shaken to the core when she said on christmas morning an 8-year-old girl in her care opened up a donated teddy bear and found a black revolve also inside the same box. she said the gift was wrapped when she got it in a toy giveaway. >>> we're getting a look at the shear power of one of the many tornados that barreled through the south on christmas day. this is surveillance video from a walgreens in mobile, alabama. you can see the fierce winds blowing around the debris. incredible. as the sky darkens, cars literally get sucked in. the winds burst into the store, sending shoppers scrambling. amazingly, no one was hurt. >> good to hear. >>> that monster storm system has moved out after blasting the northeast. but some of the same states are bracing for yet another round of snow. after getting nearly a foot of snow in parts of the midwest, western pennsylvania and new england, several more inches are coming in today and tomorrow. the initial storm is being b
through the major cities of the northeast. as it continues to move, the heaviest snow will be moving from new york into new england. slides off the coast and is done by sunday morning. >> it's a one-two punch for the millions of americans planning to travel this weekend? >> absolutely. and a lot of snow is falling on places that already had snow. across the midwest, three to six inches of snow. washington may have rain mixed in, so juch slush. philadelphia, one to three. new york city, two to four. boston and providence, three to six or a little more and heavy and weight, which will make travel saturday afternoon and night very difficult. >> our thanks to you. >>> we'll turn now to a late development. after that horrific case from upstate new york, those firearm called to knock down that blaze and then trapped in gunfire on christmas eve. the suspect killing himself and then to now, an arrest, a woman in custody. we ask tonight, what's her connection? >> reporter: police say 24-year-old dawn nguyen supplied the guns used to ambush four firefighters on christmas eve, killing two of them. >
against landmarks here in new york city. prosecutors say the suspect fully intended to carry out the attack, but he didn't have cash on hand. here's abc's andy field. >> reporter: in federal court, prosecutors described the 20-year-old as a suspected lone wolf terrorist inspired by al qaeda. he allegedly traveled to new york city on november 24 as part of a plot to detonate a bomb there. he had not identified a specific target, but those he considered were times square, wall street, city restaurants and theaters. after four days of reas reconnaissan reconnaissance, he returned to miami for additional planning. authorities discovered key bomb making components. according to prosecutors, all he lacked at the time was money. concern about the suspect reached the highest levels of government, with president obama among those briefed. adding to the drama, sources tell abc news, he slipped fbi surveillance to that trip to new york. sources say he had tried to contact overseas radicals, possibly connected to al qaeda. andy field, abc news, washington. >>> the army is beginning an invest
and raging wildfires in australia. that is detailed. >> i think my kids night light in new york city showed up there too. >>> a look at your weather, everybody. rain, mountain snow in the northwest. a chance of showers, denver, des moines, ohio valley, scattered showers in the northeast. coldest air of the season for the northeast. bundle up. >> yes, 39 in boston. 42 in new york. 40s from detroit, to the twin city. pacific norlthwest. >> icicles in there. >>> this time of year the stories are great to see. the kind where people are giving gifts rather than buying them. what? altruism. >> even better when the gifts are given with nothing expected in return. in tennessee, an anonymous donor dropped 48, $100 bills into a red kettle outside a k mart in chattanooga. a note said please give and give generously. >> secret santas busy in the area. last week, some one dropped $3,700 into a red kettle not too far away. >> like the guy in the stores, hand out $100 bills, and this year gave to victims of hurricane sandy. genuine giving. after that black friday madness. nice to see. who ever did it well
beginning around 3:00 a.m.. it will slowly mix with the rain north, south, and east of the city. about an inch or so in the dc metro area, a little bit more in the blue area, the heavier amount in higher elevations further north and west. southern and eastern suburbs of virginia and maryland, probably a little snow at the beginning. a lot more on what to expect in a few minutes. >> highway kreuz gearing up for trouble and preparing for problems in light of the forecast. horace holmes is live with this angle of our storm watch. >> i know you heard it over and over again. bridges and overpasses like this one behind me freeze first. that is what the crews are focusing on right now. as the clouds darken this afternoon over the washington area, snow crews were out working. trucks sprayed de-icing chemicals on bridges and overpasses in anticipation of the colder weather and snow headed our way. >> it is been a while since we saw a big snowfall. right now forecasters are predictinn't predicting another snowmageddon. those of us who live here have learned to prepare for anything. >> get the sh
the size of sodas you can get in new york city. now his other pet issue is, he's donated a lot of money to this, stopping smoking. according to a new york police report, he wants to ban new yorkers from smoking in their own homes. their private residences. this is according to the post here. the community groups are going to be sent out to convince landlords across the city to turn their private buildings into smoke-free zones. this is according to documents obtained by "the new york post." these groups would work with tenants and property managers on smoke-free policies and get a $10,000 bounty. they say we're not going to private residences, they say, but anti-smoking is a big bloomberg crusade. i don't think it's going to get far. >> is he going to go into my fridge and make sure i don't have two liters of soda? >>> we've seen the amazing advances in technology when it comes to our phones. in just six years, ibm is predicting there could be a phone that could smell, hear, taste, touch, all the senses, all five of them. for example, you could experience the silkiness of egyptian cotto
this morning. and now, more snow to blanket major cities, from chicago to cincinnati. the new storm targeting the northeast this weekend. sam is tracking the latest. >>> medical alert. several people now dead from this season's flu. is the virus spiking and spreading faster than normal right now? is it too late to get your shots? >>> family feud. the 21-year-old musical theater major who told the judge she was being stalked. a restraining order just issued. and who does she say is after her? her parents. >> i wasn't in control of my life anymore. >> we hear from her, in an abc news exclusive. ♪ highway to the danger zone >>> is maverick back on the dating scene? the top gun bouncing back from his high-profile heartbreak. it's more than six months since he split from katie holmes. is this his newest leading lady? >>> the music is mere coincidence this morning. i promise. it takes us all to a place many of us want to forget, i can assure you. >> i loved it. >> i loved it, too. happy friday. george, robin, lara, all at home with their families today. great to have amy, paula and rachel with us
fadden, and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," december 28th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, with all of the expensive airport frenzy at the holidays, your travel dollar might not feel like it goes as far as it used to, but tonight you're going to meet some everyday travelers who found ways to fly literally around the world in first class luxury for next to nothing. that sounds too good to be true? maybe it's because you've never seen the extreme measures these folks are willing to rack up frequent flier miles. here's an encore presentation. >> reporter: this is where rick gets to go practically for free whenever he goes flying. to the front of the lie at the check-in counter. to the first class lounge. to seats like these at the front of the airplane, first class and business class. and the places he and his wife have gone together, such as -- >> we've gone from savannah to athens and then flew over to croatia, spent some time there. then up to split, also in croatia. then to amsterdam and back all in business class. >> total cost, just the taxes, $60 each, plus 120,0
resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," tragedy at sandy hook, the search for solutions. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. out of all the soul-crushing images to come out of newtown, this one has a particularly devastating effect on countless folks checking their twitter and facebook feeds today. it's a letter to little jack pinto laid to rest on monday that reads, you're my best friend. we had fun together. i will miss you. i will talk to you in my prayers. i love you. signed john. two more 6-year-olds were buried today while buses rolled and grown-ups grappled with how to get on with life and protect the survivors from even more nightmares. here's abc's juju chang. >> reporter: the hugs were a little tighter today as parents in newtown gently guided their kids back to school, back to their daily routines, surrounded by sadness and a stepped up police presence. >> getting them bk to a routine is the best thing, i think. >> reporter: but the jitry town suffered a fresh scare as a threat shut down yet
city that i or other directors understood. it made a big difference. >> give us a background for the back than that. your dad was a big influence -- he was a l liquor will sailor. what are some of the things about the business world does your dad did that he wanted to replicate? my dad was very passionate about what he did. he loved what he did. he was a salesman for a wholesaler had wonderful relationships with the stores he called on and was always available to the store owner. i remember as a kid when it was christmas time and somebody needed it is a liquor and they were out, my father was the first one saturday or sunday to figure out a way to get the case -- tried to brooklyn or queens -- to get the store owner of the liquor. it was really his passion and vision and commitment to be able to give back. that is what he did and i have had it really my whole life during college and then starting out when i started the real- estate business. >> you went to the university of maryryland and then you and your wife moved back to new york and discovered in this maryland so he came
weir, and tonight, juju chang in new york city, this is "nightline," december 6th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm juju chang. tonight, the newly released tapes granting an astonishing look at the twisted mind of a serial killer. from jack the ripper to john wayne gave see, murders who seem to chose their victims at random fascinate and terrify us. it was the disappearance of an 18-year-old alaskan girl that led to police unravel one such killer's astounding 11-year killing spree. neal karlinsky brings us the chilling details for our series, "crime and punishment." >> reporter: you're watching 34-year-old israel keyes describe over coffee and a bagel his strategy for hunting and killing innocent people. >> back when i was smart, i would let them come to me. just a remote area. kind of go to a remote area that's not anywhere near where you live. but that other people go to, as well. >> reporter: the police interrogation is in anchorage, alaska, where keyes was being held for the killing of samantha koenig, seen her putting her hands up the very moment a masked keyes pulls a gun on her.
before his arrest, he speak exclusively to abc's matt gutman. and matt joins us live from guatemala city with the latest on that bizarre interview. matt, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. in that interview, mcafee very animated. saying he felt safe here for the first time in months. seeking asylum here. but just hours later, the immigration police picked him up. they're planning to fly him back to belize from the airport behind me, a move that surprised nearly everyone here, most of all mcafee. overnight, john mcafee was stuffed into a police car here in guatemala. >> john, where are you going? >> to jail. >> reporter: arrested by the country, just hours earlier. he told us exclusively he hoped would grant us asylum. this morning, officials here say they will deport him back to belize, where he is being sought for questioning in the november murder of his neighbor, greg faull. you did not, nor did any of your associates shoot him? >> for what reason? how stupid would i be? he's my neighbor. >> reporter: investigators in belize say he's not a suspect. but when they asked
's blustery here in the city. in other places, they'll pick up 2 or 6 inches of snow. that's on top where they already saw record numbers this week. as millions of us return from family gatherings, or take for new festivities, another snowstorm is thwarted our trek. in king of prussia, they were sliding through intersections. near harrisburg, pennsylvania, two tractor-trailers crashed. shutting down interstate 83. slowing traffic to a crawl. thanks to a snowing mess, the speed limit on about 300 miles of the pennsylvania turnpike was shaved to 45 miles per hour. hundreds of flights were canceled. delays from philadelphia to those stranded at the airports. the shopping trip to return that ugly sweater, not so easy in scranton, pennsylvania. in yankee stadium, a sloppy mess for syracuse and west virginia in that pinstripe bowl. >> here in syracuse, another winter blast. giving us no break from all of this storm. almost a foot fell on thursday and now a couple more inches falling today. we have our ruler here, about 12 inches of snow on the ground. now, we're used to snow here in syracuse. b
. investors seem impressed because citi stocks rose more than 6%. >>> wall street had a pretty good day overall, with stocks surging for the first time this week. the dow rose 82 points yesterday, to close above 13,000. investors appeared optimistic about avoiding the fiscal cliff after president obama suggested that a deal could be reached in about a week. >>> the government issues a new warning about reverse mortgages. those are mortgages that give senior citizen homeowners an immediate cash payment in exchange for future equity. today, the obama administration will recommend congress prohibit large lump sum payments for reverse mortgages. and it will recommend that seniors be very careful before signing one. >>> a new starbucks store is likely coming soon to a neighborhood near you. the coffee giant plans to over 1,500 more cafes over the next 5 years. another 1,500 stores are planned for canada and latin america. starbucks has expansion plans in china and for its product line sold in grocery stores and other vendors. >>> your smartphone will soon be able to send how your feeling and
about this in so many different cities. >> you look at housing and it's the bright spot of the economy. i think it's going to help propel our economy back. miami, for example, one of the first to go down deeply along with las vegas. we operate in both of these cities. prices are up in las vegas now 7%. and miami, 8%. so you're seeing tremendous upside in housing. >> these a some of the areas that really plummeted. >> yes. >> yes. so they're coming back? >> yes. >> low bases. >> but in san francisco is coming back as well. miami roared back. miami's inventory is lower than it was at its peak. the price increases are happening more prrapidly than t last peak '06. >> fascinating. how important is this for the overall economy that you're seeing these hot spots of real gop development and bursts of economy in certain cities. >> one, of course, the inventory shrink and prices increase, greater demand for any construction. most america's networks are tied up into their homes and their net worth has gone up so they're optimistic about the economy and will begin to spend well. people can start
approaching near record readings. satellite and radar across adding toryland york city,a and new at the snow. winter storm warnings in minneapolis. 10 or 15 inches of snow. these aree latches -- the zero watches. that dopplergo -- radar shows that showers not amounting to much more as we to the next hour. the future cast looks like this. plenty of warm air on the day. this is the cold front. giving us a better chance of some thunder. is the forecast for tonight. daytime highs tomorrow 65 to 70. not going to last very long. colder air behind the cold thet and we will feel difference. a high temperature of around midnight. will only be in the '40's. >> a dramatic drop for tomorrow. >> a tough one. 3. ill waiting on rg he went down hard today. his's the latest on mark will keepon uu9 ÷q9té8r the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local twiggy dealers. >> there is only one way to describe today's redskins- wow. s game and that is not one, not to, but three players stepped up. griffin left in what is a knee sprain. says griffinh back in which is a sign and he remains optimistic. the fou
city with cynthia mcfadden. >> as the nation struggles to come to terms with the tragedy that struck sandy hook elementary school, new details are emerging about the 20-year-old shooter. tonight abc news confirmed that his parents have been separated since 2001 and he had not spoken to his father or older brother in the last two years. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian roth has the latest. >> reporter: in the last month of adam lanza's life family and friends say he would not leave the house. with his mother nancy, telling them she was losing control of her 20-year-old son. >> it was getting harder for her as time went on. >> reporter: nancy lanza was a regular at newtown bar and restaurant, my place where the owners say she told them about her struggles with adam's emotional and behavior problems for years. >> she was helping him all the time. she home schooled him and everything. so she, you know, i knew he was on medication but that's all i know. >> reporter: since her divorce from peter three years ago, her friends say nancy was left to deal with adam by herself. >> w
with pushing into his death in new york city subway platform has been ordered to undergo as a kedric evaluation. erika menendez has been charged with murder as a hate crime. she was arrested yesterday. >> it was a wild day when it came >> winds calmed down, but temperatures -- >> it is cold outside. a lot of people are outside for the big football game. it is going to be called. be glad you're in here. -- cold. be glad you're in here. looking outside, mainly clear skies allowing our temperatures to tumble fairly quickly. 30 degrees at reagan national airport. winds coming out of north- northwest at 13 miles an hour. 42 is the high, our average for this time of is 4244 degrees. 35 miles per hour wind gusts in indianapolis. nearly 60 miles per hour in wintergreen. silver spring, the district, all ranging with wind gusts around 50. topping our wind chill factors into the 20's for today. 33 in martinsburg. we're going to look for a colder air to arrive. it is going to take another couple of days, all part of a system that arrives new year's eve. that is tomorrow night. on to the day tuesday, giving
of those cities. partly cloudy and cold. 28 to 24 degrees. tomorrow temperatures will be in the upper 30's. wintery mix turning to light rain. and we may end things with a few flakes of snow. here's the ex-tened outlook showing the weather returning after wednesday. it's going to turn windy and colder by friday followed bay newer system. not a newer system -- system number three. >> all right. >> now we'll have a better chance of bringing in the potential for more wintery weather. but it's almost january. it's what we expect. >> so wintery mix >> ok. so when is your christmas tree too tall? when it breaks through your roof. at least that's what you're supposed to think. when looking that man's house in seattle, washington, patrick said he didn't want to do the usual deck rages so he cut a 14-foot tree into two pieces to pull off this display. >> got a lot of time in seattle. >>
storm drains throughout the city converge. is a flash flood, people do not have a chance. proposal is hoping to help .hose >> ryan describes the hisruction left behind when flooded four times a in for summer having dried out with no help from officials, e is one steph ahead. >> we will have to hold our breaths for next year and hope our palms and sandbags will hold up another season. >> have a system in place to prevent this y as 2014.s earl the plan, two fold. a six block underground tunnel to store 6 million gallons of d sewage.er an >> i am glad to see my tax dollars doing something. noa art gallery has been years.g floods for 30 >> it is better than doing i haveg, the many years been here. seen much done. >> the plan would cost $145 million and would not be until 2022. is three years sooner than e previous plan. >> you have to say the efforts relatively impressive. >> there is a little bit of a problem. complicating matters, the water filtration site is also a landmark. reporting live, autria godfrey. >> breaking news that hockey not like. nhl commissioner announced tonight th
an act of terrorism. >> the man arrested in the death of the new york city subway rider has been arraigned on charges. naeem davis is being held on bail. he shoved a man onto the tracks at the subway station. he was pronounced dead at the hospital. >> the university of california releasing 4000 emails sent or received by movie shooter james holmes. he may have had a romantic relationship with a fellow student and fantasized about a mass shooting weeks before the killing. >> and i/o a community is anxiously awaiting tool -- an iowa community is anxiously awaiting news if bodies discovered are those of two lost cousins. the girls disappeared back pain to live while riding their bikes. the bikes were found near a lake, but there was no sign of the girls. >> the duchess of cambridge was discharged after three days and nights in the hospital. she was smiling with prince william by her side, as you see right there. she was treated for a few morning sickness. the first public comment from the royal family was from prince william's uncle and his wife sophie. they were planning to attend
are voting with their feet and responding t to improvements in education, infrastructure, and city services. will have our roundtable right after the break. first, the federal hot minute. >> the business of government is going through a dynamic change driven by sequestration and other trends. there is no shortage of articl on research of the topic. the president of the professional services council urges the department of defense not to repeat the mistakes made in the early '90s when cut were made across the board and the work force was disproportionately impacted. he urges the cuts should now be more strategic. the story on how it is having a negative impact on the profit of vendors selling to the fed's. therefore, it should be no surprise when you see the results of another survey put out by mamarket connections which shows how government contractors arare seekingevenue opportunities oututside the federal government.. >> we havepent recent weeks looking for a holiday g gift from capitol hill. automatic spending cuts due to kick in in a matter of days but we do not have a bomb of coal to s
. the number of people in the city every business day. a sent out a messages just to control the street. they want to make sure the dessages are easy to understan and also to make sure that they do not conflict. right now his job is not finished. reporting live from northwest, sam ford, abc 7 news. there were a lot of ideas that were tossed around last night. it if you want to learn more, wjla.com. texting while driving, you can soon get a texting while driving charge .hould it is considered a secondary offense. it means police officers cannot .icket drivers >> a father who never knew a daughter existed. , why these folks staged nativity scene. >> we will tell you why charging hundreds of dollars for a gift card. >> i'm doug hill in the weather center. i will tell you what to expect .hi one group is fighting to keep -- inmas in the holiday the public eye this holiday season. a put on a live nativity scene outside the u. s. supreme court . they had the three wise men, the , and of coarse, mary and joseph in. they wanted to demonstrate that these displays are protected under the first ame
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